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What are some personality changes you can get from adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are some personality changes you can get from adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Taken appropriately: Under the guidance of your doctor, none. Taken for "fun", it can cause agitation, aggression, anxiety, hallucinations and paranoia. ...Read more

Dr. Justin ORourke
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Personality Changes (Definition)

Personality change is a symptom in which a person's personality (the sum of his traits, emotions, behaviors, and thought patterns) has altered. Temporary changes can be due to fatigue, hormonal changes, drug abuse, medication side effects, etc ...Read more


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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause my boyfriend experience terrible personality changes?

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause my boyfriend experience terrible personality changes?

Possibly: Stimulant medicines such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can sometimes have side effects relarted to increased moodiness, agitiation, or irritability. So, yes, it is possible that this medicine could cause your boyfriend to have increased problems. It would be important for him to contact his physician as soon as possible to discuss this issue. ...Read more

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Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause depression and serious personality changes?

Does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause depression and serious personality changes?

Possibly: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and other stimulant medicines can cause a side effect of increased moodiness and depression. Severe problems in this area are not commone but can occur. If you have concerns that this is happening it would be important to contact your physician to discuss the situation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to change my personality permanently?

No it is not: Psychostimulants when taken as directed do not cause a permanent change in a person's personality. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I sleep all night, but when I get up in the morning, I feel so exhausted that I am back in bed by 1 pm. I feel so tired that I can't keep my eyes open. My doctor prescribed Adderall several months ago, but there has been no change. What should I do?

I sleep all night, but when I get up in the morning, I feel so exhausted that I am back in bed by 1 pm. I feel so tired that I can't keep my eyes open. My doctor prescribed Adderall several months ago, but there has been no change. What should I do?

Exhausted: First recommendation - have a formal evaluation about your sleep. You might be exhausted because it is not restorative. This can also be a manifestation of depression and a stimulant is not always helpful in that setting. If evaluation leads to repeated recommendation for stimulant, then evaluate if dose and type best for you. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the cure for social anxiety/avoidant personality disorder?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the cure for social anxiety/avoidant personality disorder?

No, not, nein, : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a treatment for add/adhd. Social anxiety/ avoidant personality disorder would be best addressed through psychotherapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy may be effective. If medication were to be considered for anxiety, it would more likely be a ssri - not adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and i feel like i'm turning depressed and my personality as we i used to be social now it's hard to talk to friends what should I do?

I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and i feel like i'm turning depressed and my personality as we i used to be social now it's hard to talk to friends what should I do?

Please let your : Prescribing provider know about your depressed mood, being less social ; problems with sleep. He or she can assess you to see what the cause of these symptoms is (i.e., major depression). Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if someone abuses an Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) prescription & they don't have add/adhd, how does it affect their personality?

Abuse of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant, so symptoms like hyperactivity and risky behaviors are common. More closely associated with cocaine intoxication and behavioral effects therein. Rapid movements, sweating, pupil dilation, racing thoughts, pressured/rapid speech would all be common behaviors to observe as well. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

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Adderall (Definition)

Adderall is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more